Intern, clinical rotations

Do you have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health challenges and disabilities? At Easterseals PORT Health, we’re seeking a compassionate and dedicated Intern to join our team. As a valued member of our collaborative and supportive team, you will work together to transform the lives of individuals by providing a comprehensive range of services that treat the whole person and empower patients to find their way forward.

What You’ll Do

Easterseals PORT Health provides one-on-one and group counseling for clients with substance abuse and/or behavioral issues. As an intern, you will complete your clinical rotations, practicum or internship as part of our treatment team. You will maintain clinical documentation according to program and Medicaid standards regarding service provision, assessment, and progress reports in a supportive environment focused on your growth and learning as well as patient healing.

How You’ll Benefit

This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In your time with us you will learn how to use skills acquired in school and their practical application in a professional setting to gain a better understanding of an Outpatient Therapy service provider treating patients with mental health and substance use diagnosis.

What We’re Looking For 

To join our team, you must be currently enrolled in a Human Services or PMHNP program. To be successful in your internship, you must possess the below skills:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and internet applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to carry out assigned projects to completion
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

If you are a kind, compassionate student looking to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this internship opportunity and join our mission of enhancing lives and our community. Apply now via our website: OR by sending your resume to

About Easterseals PORT Health

Easterseals PORT Health are trustworthy, compassionate partners providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Purpose, dedication and empathy drive our in-person and telehealth service delivery. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides more than 10.2 million hours of meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

We provide working environments that support a healthy lifestyle for our clients and employees and have a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age.